Nor'easter to impact East Coast Thanksgiving travel
An active weather pattern is shaping up across the eastern U.S. as a nor'easter continues to be forecast to move up the East Coast through early Thursday. This storm will bring precipitation up and down the coast, mostly in the form of rain along coastal areas, with snow expected farther inland. These conditions are expected to impact Thanksgiving travel conditions on Wednesday.
Hazardous Weather Conditions
15NM ESE New London CT
Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
- SynopsisINTENSIFYING LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE UP ALONG THE EASTERN SEABOARD
AND PASS NEAR THE BENCH MARK WEDNESDAY EVENING. THIS LOW WILL MOVE
OVER THE CANADIAN MARITIMES THURSDAY. HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED OVER
THE SOUTHEAST UNITED STATES FRIDAY WILL RIDGE OVER THE WATERS
SATURDAY AND EAST OF THE WATERS SUNDAY.
FOR INFORMATION ON POSSIBLE HAZARDOUS WEATHER BEYOND THE 24-36 HOUR
FORECAST PERIOD...PLEASE VISIT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BOSTON AND FOLLOW THE
CURRENT HAZARDS LINK ABOVE THE MAP ON THE LEFT.
- Overnight NNW wind around 8 kt. Rain likely, mainly after 5am. Seas around 2 ft.
- Wednesday NNE wind 8 to 13 kt increasing to 13 to 18 kt in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 32 kt. Rain. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
- Wednesday Night NNE wind 18 to 21 kt becoming NNW 13 to 16 kt after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 36 kt. Rain, mainly before 1am. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
- Thanksgiving Day NW wind 8 to 11 kt decreasing to 5 to 8 kt in the afternoon. A chance of showers, mainly between 1pm and 2pm. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
- Thursday Night NW wind 6 to 9 kt. A slight chance of snow showers before 8pm. Seas around 2 ft.
- Friday NW wind 9 to 11 kt, with gusts as high as 22 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas around 2 ft.
- Friday Night NW wind 5 to 9 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas around 1 ft.
- Saturday Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming WSW 9 to 14 kt in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 24 kt. Partly sunny. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
- Saturday Night SW wind around 10 kt, with gusts as high as 21 kt. Mostly cloudy. Seas around 2 ft.
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Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone
forecast and the NDFD graphics.
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